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Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy J2 Core phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Core XSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)11Points
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)
5"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

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03PointsSamsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)Compare Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) X
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
5"
PLS

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)vsGalaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
+2GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+16GB (10GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4.8GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+153 grams (5.36 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs154 grams (5.39 ounces)
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer

31 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
540x960 pixels
220 PPI
5"
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
+24 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
ModelGalaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Other model namesGalaxy J2 Pro J250F/Dual-Sim, SM-J250FZDEINSGalaxy J2 Core (Android Go) SM-J260F Single-sim
Country or region available(Europe)Hong KongIndiaPakistanSingapore(Global, International)Vietnam
(Europe), Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Singapore, (Global, International), Vietnam
IrelandTurkey
Ireland, Turkey
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2018August, 2018
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 143.8 millimeters (2.85 x 5.66 in)72.1 x 143.4 millimeters (2.84 x 5.65 in)
Weight153 grams (5.36 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4.8GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution540x960 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)220 PPI220 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Samsung Pay mini
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Lavender
- Android Go edition
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2600 mAh2600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 (SM-J250F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J2 Core (SM-J260F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.513W/kg (head) | 1.2W/kg (body)0.933W/kg (head) | 1.587W/kg (body)
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